2022 Top Airfreight Forwarders

2022 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 100 Largest Logistics Companies in North America
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Top Airfreight Forwarders

Company Headquarters Airfreight (Metric Tons)
1 Kuehne + Nagel Switzerland 2,220,000
2 DHL Supply Chain & Global Forwarding Germany 2,096,000
3 DSV A/S Denmark 1,600,000
4 DB Schenker Germany 1,400,000
5 Expeditors International of Washington United States 1,047,200
6 Nippon Express Japan 971,763
7 UPS Supply Chain Solutions United States 965,700
8 Bollore Logistics France 656,000
9 Kintetsu World Express Japan 556,875
10 Hellmann Worldwide Logistics Germany 552,640
11 Sinotrans Ltd. China 532,300
12 Kerry Logistics Hong Kong 520,415
13 AWOT Global Logistics Group China 486,216
14 Ceva Logistics France 474,000
15 CTS International Logistics China 398,175
16 Dachser SE Germany 365,000
17 Geodis France 346,667
18 Crane Worldwide Logistics United States 337,300
19 Yusen Logistics Japan 326,000
20 C.H. Robinson Worldwide United States 300,000
21 NNR Global Logistics Japan 288,837
22 Pilot Freight Services United States 280,000
23 FedEx Logistics United States 265,600
24 Dimerco Express Group Taiwan 251,967
25 EFL Sri Lanka 205,203
26 Logwin AG Luxembourg 182,000
27 Cargo-Partner Austria 181,050
28 Maersk Logistics Copenhagen 173,648
29 Trinity Logistics USA United States 164,000
30 Omni Logistics United States 149,978
31 Hitachi Transport System Japan 148,000
32 LX Pantos South Korea 142,000
33 Seko Logistics United States 130,000
34 Worldwide Logistics Group China 129,732
35 Toll Group Australia 117,400
36 Mainfreight Ltd. New Zealand 114,736
37 Scan Global Logistics A/S Denmark 101,000
38 Beijing Harmony Shipping & Forwarding Agent China 100,000
39 AIT Worldwide Logistics United States 97,628
40 BDP International United States 76,000
41 CLASQUIN France 71,257
42 XPO Logistics United States 70,200
43 Savino Del Bene Italy 64,800
44 OIA Global United States 59,000
45 Nissin Corp. Japan 55,000
46 APL Logistics Singapore 54,000
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Logistics News
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics

Ian Triggers Port, Rail Closures, Straining Supply Chain

Damaged boats and structures in Fort Myers Beach, Fla.

Major ports and rail facilities across the U.S. Southeast have halted operations as one of the strongest hurricanes to ever hit the country advances as a tropical storm, causing disruptions along the way and resulting in another blow for already strained supply chains.

September 29, 2022
Business, Technology, Logistics, Autonomous, For-Hire

Werner, Kodiak Collaborate on Driverless Longhaul Route

Kodiak Werner truck

Werner Enterprises has partnered with the driverless trucking technology company Kodiak Robotics to establish an autonomous trucking lane, the companies announced Sept. 29.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
September 29, 2022
Business, Technology, Logistics, Private

Clean Energy Fuels, Amazon Partner on RNG

Clean Energy

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. announced Amazon.com Inc. will fuel trucks with renewable natural gas at the company’s public access station in Groveport, Ohio, as the two begin a larger partnership.

September 28, 2022
Business, Technology, Logistics

Sustainability Becomes Increasingly Critical to Supply Chain Leaders

GreenPath trucks

Sustainability is increasingly becoming a priority among supply chain leaders because of technology and turbulent economic conditions.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
September 28, 2022
Business, Logistics

Work Jurisdiction Issue May Impact Labor Talks for West Coast Ports

Port of Seattle

A dispute over the assignment of work at a Port of Seattle terminal potentially could disrupt talks to reach a multiyear labor agreement between 22,000 unionized dock and warehouse workers at 29 West Coast ports and management.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
September 28, 2022
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

FedEx Reports Declining Q1 FY 2023 Income

FedEx planes

FedEx Corp. said as the global economy slows, it is aggressively looking to reduce costs, and that it will raise rates across divisions in January.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
September 28, 2022
Government, Safety, Logistics

Hurricane Ian Nears Florida Landfall

Hurricane Ian

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Hurricane Ian rapidly intensified as it neared landfall along Florida’s southwest coast Sept. 28, gaining top winds of 155 mph (250 kph), just shy of the most dangerous Category 5 status. Damaging winds and rain lashed the state, and the heavily populated Naples to Sarasota region was at highest risk of a devastating storm surge.

Curt Anderson | Associated Press
September 28, 2022
Government, Business, Logistics

Rail Union That Rejected Deal Signs New Tentative Agreement

A Norfolk Southern freight train runs through a crossing in Homestead, Pa.

OMAHA, Neb. — A union that rejected its deal with the nation’s freight railroads earlier this month now has a new tentative agreement, but officials cautioned that the contract dispute won’t be fully settled until all 12 rail unions approve their agreements this fall.

Josh Funk | Associated Press
September 27, 2022
Government, Business, Logistics

North Dakota Is Creating Its First Combo Freight, Rail Plan

North Dakota highway

North Dakota is joining a handful of states that are merging their long-term freight and rail plans into a single document to maximize multimodal synergies and streamline federal reporting requirements.

Noël Fletcher | Staff Reporter
September 27, 2022
Business, Equipment, Logistics

West Coast Ports May Permanently Lose Volume Share to East Coast

Port of New York and New Jersey at daybreak

For at least one month, August, the Port of New York and New Jersey was the busiest container port in the U.S. as it nudged ahead of longtime leader Port of Los Angeles in total 20-foot-equivalent units processed.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
September 27, 2022


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